St. Rose Vickery Speaker in Ethics & Leadership: Dr. James O'Connell

The Saint Rose Ethics Roundtable and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies present the annual Vickery Speaker in Ethics and Leadership:Reflections from the Street: 30 Years of Caring for Rough Sleepers in BostonTuesday, October 18, 2016, 7:00-8:30 pmCarl E. Touhey Forum, Lally School of EducationThe College of Saint Rose, 1009 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12206Dr. James O'Connell, M.D., Harvard Medical SchoolFounding Physician and President of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP)Author of Stories from the Shadows: Reflections of a Street DoctorDr. O'Connell is the founding physician and president of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP).  BHCHP assures access to the highest quality health care for homless persons in the greater Boston area.  With over 64 sites, it not only serves homeless on the streets, but also includes shelters for adults, families, and victims of domestic abuse, soup kitchens, detoxification units, and "house calls" to hundreds of formerly homeless now in supportive housing.This event is FREE and all are welcome! Contact: Michael Brannigan, Pfaff Endowed Chair in Ethics and Moral Valuesbrannigm@strose.edu / 410.818.3042or Nagesqari Gorantla gorantlan146@strose.edu     

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